To no one’s surprise, it turns out that Dennis Kruse, the Indiana state senator who has tried several times to get creationism into public school science classrooms, is also a raving paranoid who thinks the UN is going to take over the country through that spooky Agenda 21.
Kruse and Rep. Tim Neese have submitted bills in the Indiana legislature to ban the implementation of any initiatives tied to Agenda 21, a UN accord that encourages — and that’s all it does — all nations to make development more environmentally friendly and sustainable. Because that’s an evil communist idea that will destroy American sovereignty and freedom and preventing us from eating apple pie while we say the pledge of allegiance. Or something.
Amusingly, this paranoid nonsense is pushed by both Glenn Beck and Alex Jones, despite Beck dismissing Jones as a conspiracy nut recently.
Beating that drum is Beck and his new novel, named “Agenda 21.” In it, the U.N. creates a global government, abolishes the United States and forces Americans to run on treadmills to generate clean electricity for the New World Order.
“This is a massive movement, and its real intentions are being masked with environmental issues. The bad news is this was set up by those who want to establish a global government system,” Beck said in June 2011 on his Fox show, shortly before it was cancelled.
“Once they put their fangs in our community, they will suck all the blood out of it and we will not be able to survive.”
Yes, of course. And the Chinese are massing troops on the Mexican border. And fluoride is destroying our precious bodily fluids. And the UN is going to invade the country using secret markings on the backs of road signs. Being a right wing paranoiac means never having to admit you were wrong.